Sand Point Fishermen’s Application Extension – September 30, 2020

Posted on: September 16th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, Sand Point

Sand Point fishermen’s application for the City of Sand Point’s Fishermen relief and recovery grant program has been extended until September 30, 2020 at 5pm.
You must be a Sand Point resident and provide a valid Area M Fishing license to apply.

Listen: School Resource Network for September 14th, 2020 – DJ Emanuelson

Posted on: September 14th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: AEB School District, Community Window, COVID-19, KSDP Programs, Meet the People, Youth Recreational Activities

Listen to this week’s edition of the Aleutians East Borough School Resource Network, where School Counselor Lindsey Pinkelman’s interview with Sand Point Principal DJ Emanuelson about the state of the Sand Point school, his experience, the differences between Sand Point school and schools in the lower 48 during the pandemic, and what’s coming up for the Sand Point school.

Tune in every other Monday at 12:30pm for Lindsey Pinkelman and her AEBSD School Resource Network show!

Next week’s episode is Monday, September 28th.

To stream the Interview, click below!

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Listen to the audio here!

Listen: Interview with Nicole Borromeo – Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Alaska Federation of Natives – September 2nd, 2020

KSDP’s Austin Roof discussed the importance of the 2020 Census for majority native and rural communities in Alaska with Nicole Borromeo, the Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Alaska Federation of Natives.

To hear the full interview, click here:

To download the interview, click here!

Completing the Census is quick, easy, and completely confidential. Please respond online at www.2020census.gov or by phone by calling 1-(844)-330-2020.

Failing to fill out the Census deprives your community of $3,500 per year. For a family of four this equates to almost $150,000 over 10 years.

PSA: City of Sand Point CARES Act Grant Forms

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, Sand Point, Welcome to Sand Point

The City of Sand Point has released grant application forms for CARES act funding for fishermen, small businesses, non-profits, and utilities.

If you are a fisherman click here!

If you are a small business click here!

If you are a non-profit click here!

If you are a utility customer click here!

MP3: Interview With District Director John Veal of the Small Business Association Regarding the Paycheck Protection Program

Posted on: August 4th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, King Cove, KSDP Programs, Sand Point

District Director John Veal of the Small Business Association took some time to speak with Austin Roof about the opportunities for fisherman and other small business’ to apply for the Paycheck Protection Program before the August 8th, 2020 deadline.

Topics included:

– Who can apply for the PPP.
– How to find a lender if your bank cannot provide for you.
– and more…

Stream the interview here:

Stream or download the interview here!

If you need to get connected with a lender separate from your bank, click here!

MP3: Interview With Commissioner Vincent Lang and Deputy Commissioner Rachel Baker From the Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Posted on: August 4th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

Commissioner Vincent Lang and Deputy Commissioner Rachel Baker were kind enough to take some time out of their busy schedules to talk with KSDP’s Austin Roof about some questions and concerns about the CARES act money being distributed to members of the fishing industry.

Topics included:

– Who is eligible to receive funds
– How funding is being calculated
– Details on how funding is planned to be distributed
– and more…

Stream the interview here:

To download or stream the full interview, click here!

To view the current information used to conduct this interview, click here!

To sign up to stay up to date on new updates, click here!

For any questions or concerns you can reach the Karl Winkel, the office manager for the commissioner’s office, by calling 907-465-6136 or by sending an email to dfg.com.caresact@alaska.gov.

PSA: Cold Bay Summer Reading Program

Posted on: July 30th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19

The Cold Bay Library is proud to challenge kids to jump back into reading ahead of the upcoming school year! Children that sign up will be provided an information packet with details, including how to be inserted into a raffle on August 20th, 2020 as well as ideas on how to connect with what they’re reading and encouraging them to share their own summer stories!

Email Candace@akcoldbay.org for more information and to sign up. This virtual program is available to all children in the Aleutians East Borough!

News Release: New Local Delivery System Makes Distance Learning Possible in AEBSD

Posted on: July 29th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: AEB School District, Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, COVID-19, King Cove, Sand Point

At no additional cost to students and families of the Aleutians East Borough, the Aleutians East Borough School District has created a way for students to connect with their teachers and receive schoolwork; all without leaving their homes or connecting to the internet.

In accordance with the State and Federal guidelines for SMART START, the school district will be opening this fall. Amid uncertainty concerning schools reopening, this system provides the opportunity for students to immediately social distance should the situation surrounding COVID-19 worsen.

Some families will be provided with wireless access points to make this possible, all that will be required of them will be to have the access points connected to power.

For the full press release, as well as a number of frequently asked questions, click here: AEBSD Wireless Press Release

If you have any questions or concerns not addressed in the FAQ above, call the Aleutians East Borough School District at 907-383-5222, option 4.

LISTEN+READ: City of Sand Point City Council Meeting from 06/9/2020

Posted on: June 9th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, COVID-19, KSDP Programs

Listen to the Sand Point City Council Meeting from June 9, 2020 (MP3,25MB, 60MIN).

Agenda Items for today’s meeting include:

– Department Updates
– Approving FY 21 Budget
– Covid-19 Fund Update

Download the Meeting Here

Read the June 09, 2020 Sand Point City Council Meeting Agenda + Packet here (PDF):

Download and Listen to the Aleutians East Borough Assembly Meeting – May 28th, 2020 at 3PM

Posted on: May 28th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Civic & Government, Community Window, COVID-19, King Cove, KSDP Programs, Meet the People, Sand Point

The Aleutians East Borough Assembly met for a special meeting on May 28th, 2020 in order to go through usual business as well as important COVID-19 related items.

To stream the Meeting, click below!

To Download Press the Link Below
Download the Meeting Here

View and Download The May 28th, 2020 Board Packet Here.

Download and Listen to the Aleutians East Borough Assembly Meeting – May 14, 2020 at 3PM

Posted on: May 14th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19

The Aleutians East Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting on May 14, 2020 in order to go through usual business as well as important COVID-19 related items.

To stream the Meeting, click below!

To Download Press the Link Below
Download the Meeting Here

View and Download The May 14 2020 Board Packet Here

View and Download The FY19 Audit Here.

LISTEN+READ: City of Sand Point City Council Meeting from 05/12/2020

Posted on: May 12th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: City Of Sand Point, Community Window, COVID-19, KSDP Programs

Listen to the Sand Point City Council Meeting from May 12, 2020 (MP3,25MB, 60MIN).

Agenda Items for today’s meeting include:

– Approving FY 21 Budget
– Covid-19 update

Download the Meeting Here

Read the May 12, 2020 Sand Point City Council Meeting Agenda + Packet here (PDF):

PSA: AK Can DO Emergency Funding through May 31st

Posted on: May 1st, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, City Of Sand Point, Community Window, COVID-19

The United Way in Anchorage has partnered with the Rasmuson Foundation to create a donation driven fund to be used to help people across our State who are at direct risk of not being able to pay current rent, utilities or childcare due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The group has asked SWAMC to partner with them in order to quickly get emergency funding to the region through May 31. The SWAMC Board of Directors approved the partnership and hopes to be able to help folks who have a direct and verifiable link to Shelter in Place restrictions, business closures or reductions that started mid-March in order to be eligible for immediate financial assistance as intended by the AK CAN DO partnership. The successful applicants will provide a complete application with contact information for landlords, utility providers and childcare providers as listed on the application with guidelines in the introduction letter. This emergency funding is for those who have been laid off, furloughed or had their hours significantly cut because of the pandemic.

To view or download the specifications, click here.

To view or download the application, click here.

MP3: AEB Fisheries Meeting from April 15th, 2020

Posted on: April 15th, 2020 | Author: Holden F. | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

If you missed the Aleutian’s East Borough Fisheries meeting regarding the COVID-19 pandemic from this morning, or would like to hear it again, click the link below to download or stream the mp3 from the meeting.

Download or stream the meeting here!

NOTICE: Online Listener Maximum Reached for AEB Fisheries Meeting

Posted on: April 15th, 2020 | Author: General Manager | Filed under: Aleutians East Borough, Community Window, COVID-19, Fisheries News, KSDP Programs

If you are trying to tune into the AEB Fisheries meeting online we have reached the maximum amount of listeners allowed by our server. Please if possible access a radio. We apologize for this inconvenience.

You can also call into the teleconference over the phone at: 1-800-315-6338, code 70813#

Thank you!